5 Ways Seven Kids are Easier the Two

5 Ways Seven Kids are Easier the Two

When I was very pregnant with Blaise, I found myself at Mass with Andrew, but with none of the kids. I kindly woman approached us afterwards and asked “Is this your first?” Of course, once a mama of a big family answer honestly (I admit to being tempted to...
How to Make a Nature Journal

How to Make a Nature Journal

The kids went to an outdoor event a couple years ago and came home with the most fantastic nature journals! They were made with typical household items, plus a stick they’d found. It was so cute and so easy. I thought I’d write it all out to share with...

5 Most Forgotten Necessities for New Seasoned Moms

Our Blaisey boy has been here for one month now. Talk about time flying. We’ve been intentionally savoring every cute little moment with him, but it’s still bittersweet to see him grow so quickly! After a five year span with no babies, this little guy has...
When Home Birth Doesn’t Work Out: Birth Story Part 2

When Home Birth Doesn’t Work Out: Birth Story Part 2

For the beginning of this story, see my Birth Story, Part 1. I arrived at my appointment feeling pretty good, but a little nervous as to how everything would pan out. I really didn’t want to get flack from a doctor about my home birth choices, my seemingly high...
When Home Birth Doesn’t Work Out: A Birth Story, Part 1

When Home Birth Doesn’t Work Out: A Birth Story, Part 1

My boys have all thrown a monkey wrench into their births. My girls were pretty easy peasy. Bonaventure Blaise chose to follow in his brothers footsteps. My last two births were sweet and easy home births. It was all so peaceful and comfortable, after having had some...
Big Family Tips – Conquering Mount Laundry

Big Family Tips – Conquering Mount Laundry

We just finished Spring Break and I can easily say it was the least relaxing we’ve ever had. We had grand plans to re-roof our house over break, which proved to be immensely more stressful than we’d anticipated. Thunderstorms, tornadoes, and snow...